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Vagn Holmboe

Publisher: Edition Wilhelm Hansen

...Often the notion 'New Danish Music' brings to mind but one immediate image: that of Vagn Holmboe's kind serious profile - Karl Aage Rasmussen, Noteworthy Danes

...Holmboe's quartets are one of the great treasures of the last century and one that should endure for as long as audiences have even the slightest grip on an attention span - Rob Barnett, MusicWeb International
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Career Highlights:
  • 1965 retires from all official positions and becomes a full-time composer
  • 1956-1965 Professor in composition at the Royal Danish Academy of Music, Copenhagen
  • 1930 further Studies in Berlin with Ernst Toch
  • 1920’s studies in composition with Knud Jeppesen and Finn Høffding





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